Category Archives: Mostar

Brkic Čitlučka Žilavka – 2009 – 9.2 – James Melendez

A wondrous wine that is a delight for food–shellfish: oysters and crab, cod, halibut, Monkfish.  Vegetarian dishes like pasta or gold beet salad; cheese and I’m thinking Pecorino. This wine is produced without the touch of oak and it certainly … Continue reading

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Winery Čitluk Hercegovacki Mostar Blatina – 2007 – 9.0 -James Melendez

The Blatina grape is a very interesting grape; needs to be planted next to other wine varietals otherwise (as this is a female flowering vine) will never develop into berries.  This beautiful signature of black cherry, chocolate dust, Oaxacan simmering. … Continue reading

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Winery Čitluk Mostar Zilavka – 2007 – 8.9 -James Melendez

A superbly low alcohol wine; perfect for warm weather and I could see this as a year round white wine.  I could picture this wine with a bowl of clam chowder.  This wine is 85% Zilavka and 15% Krkosija. This … Continue reading

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